I don't know what to say about this
truck but it's a Jeep. They didn't
just invent a series of vehicles, they
inspired the industry. I bought mine
with only 56000 miles just a month
ago, and it's been nothing but great
I bought this car from my grandmother with 160,000 miles. I've since done more than a few minor repairs (radiator, alternator, idler pulleys, etc.), but nothing I couldn't either do myself or a family friend couldn't do for cheap. The belt tensioner pulley is messed up, causing strain on the alternator, so I have had to replace it a few times, but it is under lifetime warranty with free replacements and I do the work myself.
Now, it has 231,800 miles and counting, original block and transmission running stronger than ever. If you can live with doing relatively minor repairs, doing proper maintenance, and don't drive like a bat out of hell, this is one of the best vehicles made.
Inline 6 Cylinder engine (near impossible to break)
Padded leather seats
Chrysler OBD 1 check engine sensor (easy to read. Turn the ignition on, off, on, off, on and wait for the check engine light to start blinking. All codes are 2 digits, code 55 means end of series/no more codes)
We were very happy when we bought the
car. It was 3 years old and had only
43,000 miles. It now has 90,000 miles
and sitting in our driveway because we
don't want to spend the money to fix
the myriad of problems with it. We have
had the air conditioner fixed multiple
times and it isn't working again. The
front end is shot, it has a cracked
manifold and has a leaking head
gasket. It would cost more to fix than
its "blue book" value. There's just too
much wrong for a car with only 90,000
miles on it.
Comfortable front seats, style and
that's about all.
This has been a good vehicle for me.
Lots of fun. Great for towing our 17
foot boat. Comfortable on our 15 hour
fishing trip drives to Canada. Great
sound system. Love the all-wheel
drive in wet/snowy weather. Only
major problem over the years has been
a lot of headaches with the air
conditioning -- it is a problem every
Great sound system. Love the all
Fix the air conditioning already! It
has cost us hundreds. Most of our
minor gripes (like the placement of
the spare) was fixed with the 1999 new
model body style.
We bought ours last year with 80000
miles on it and have regretted it ever
since. I've been thinking that whoever
owned it first must have been really
hard on it, but these reviews tell me
it's just a shoddy product. You can't
even change out the taillight without
special tools to take apart the entire
assembly. We've worked on electrical
problems galore, water pump, power
steering, door locks, mirrors, wipers,
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